roar (back) to life

idiom

: to make a loud sound and begin functioning well
The engine suddenly roared to life.
sometimes used figuratively
His career suddenly roared back to life.

Examples of roar (back) to life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wildfire outbreak possible in epicenter of devastating fires Gusty winds up to 50 mph will roar to life Wednesday afternoon across the southern Rockies and southern Plains as a potent storm takes shape. Mary Gilbert, CNN, 13 Mar. 2024 But no one should have been shocked that the region’s longest unresolved conflict would eventually roar back to life. Gregg Carlstrom, Foreign Affairs, 6 Mar. 2024 The Times’ Ian James has an amazing look at the Native American tribes who fought for decades to make this happen and are eager to see the river and its ecosystems roar back to life. Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 2023 Yet Ukraine’s inspiring fight has helped the G-7 roar back to life. Philip Zelikow, Foreign Affairs, 21 June 2022 Still, the pandemic has proven that many restaurants can appear permanently closed and then roar back to life after months of inactivity, That was the case with Geary Boulevard mainstay Tommy’s Joynt, which local blog Broke-Ass Stuart reported had permanently closed last fall after weeks of rumors. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 2021 The robust first-quarter advertising growth announced Tuesday is the latest sign that advertisers are expecting the economy to roar back to life as more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and burst out of their pandemic cocoons. CBS News, 27 Apr. 2021 The robust first-quarter advertising growth announced Tuesday provides the latest sign that advertisers are expecting the economy to roar back to life as more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and burst out of their pandemic cocoons. Michael Liedtke, ajc, 27 Apr. 2021 That February, the US invaded Kuwait, and Kaplan watched the campus roar to life with anti-war activists, who marched with gas masks and chanted their parents’ slogans from Vietnam. Benjamin Wofford, Wired, 10 Mar. 2022

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“Roar (back) to life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roar%20%28back%29%20to%20life. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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